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1 Footy Kicking Drills Footy Kicking Drills
  • 1.1  Diagonal Lead to Space
  • 1.2  Judging the Throw-in
2 Footy Handball Drills Footy Handball Drills
  • 2.1  Give then Protect Handball
  • 2.2  Extra Man At the Stoppage
3 Footy Shepherding Drills Footy Shepherding Drills
  • 3.1  Triangle Front and Square
  • 3.2  Football Netball

1.1AFL Training For Kids

Footy Drills: Diagonal Lead to Space
Diagonal Lead to Space

Sometimes a forward can't lead directly towards the ball carrier, as the space in front of them is occupied, so an angular lead is required. This drill practices leading diagonally into space, and kicking long to that player's advantage.

  • Players
    group
    18+
  • Ages
    profile
    11+
  • Balls
    ball
    3+
  • Cones
    cones
    6
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    90m
Focus
Forward line delivery.
Skills
Kick Long.
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1.2Pre Season AFL

Footy Drills: Judging the Throw-in
Judging the Throw-in

Every boundary throw-in will have variation in the depth and angle of the throw. Followers must carefully watch the ruckman while the ball is in-flight, and position themselves according to the predicted landing zone.

  • Groups of
    group
    group-arrow
    -4
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls/grp
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    0
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    20m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Defensive, Contested ball, Front & Square, Stoppages.
Skills
Ruck, Crumb.
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2.1Australian AFL Coaching

Footy Drills: Give then Protect Handball
Give then Protect Handball

Players must be conditioned to keep running after disposing of the ball, rather than stopping, assuming their involvement is over. This drill trains players to run to assist the person they have given the ball to with a shepherd and instruction.

  • Players
    group
    10+
  • Ages
    profile
    6+
  • Balls
    ball
    1+
  • Cones
    cones
    4
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    20m
Skills
Shepherd.
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2.2AFL Workouts

Footy Drills: Extra Man At the Stoppage
Extra Man At the Stoppage

When stoppages occur around the ground, you may find yourself in a situation where you have a free player. This player can be used as a tap option, or support for the tap option. Players practice exploiting this extra body to win the clearance.

  • Players
    group
    20+
  • Ages
    profile
    13+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    4
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    70m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Contested ball, Front & Square, Decision Making, Stoppages, Gameplan/Strategy.
Skills
Kicking, Tackle, Shepherd, Handball Quick, Ruck, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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3.1Australian Rules Football Training

Footy Drills: Triangle Front and Square
Triangle Front and Square

Players must remain switched on, always thinking about where to best position themself to receive a handball or pickup a crumb. This drill makes players aware they need to run to be front and square of the next contest.

  • Players
    group
    18+
  • Ages
    profile
    15+
  • Balls
    ball
    1
  • Cones
    cones
    3
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    80m
Focus
Front & Square.
Skills
Kick Long, Shepherd, Handball Quick, Crumb.
Related
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3.2Football Coach Training

Footy Drills: Football Netball
Football Netball

This drill is excellent for testing the attacking and defending abilities of your players. Once the ball is turned over, players must quickly make the transition from attack to defense and vice versa.

  • Players
    group
    20+
  • Ages
    profile
    15+
  • Balls
    ball
    2+
  • Cones
    cones
    8
  • Distance (max)
    distance
    160m
Focus
Contested ball, Decision Making, Run & Carry, Forward line delivery, Goalkicking, Fun.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Handballing, Tackle, Shepherd, Crumb, Mark Contest.
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